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Youth

  • Waddy girl participates in NAM

    Abigail Lee Alexander of Waddy was chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Kentucky pageant, which is May 9-May 11 in Louisville for girls ages 7 through 9.

    Abigail, 9, participates in cheerleading, soccer, gymnastics and Girl Scouts and enjoys reading and writing. She is the daughter Lucy Alexander.

    Her sponsors are Margaret Armstrong, Valerie Alexander, Bobby Alexander and Noal Cotton Jr.

  • Shelby student in WKU production

    WKU’s Department of Theatre and Dance opens its 2014 Mainstage Season Feb. 28 through March 2 with the Broadway hit Curtains, a murder mystery musical for the whole family.

    Cast members include Tristen Milburn, a junior from Shelbyville.

    Curtains will be presented at WKU’s Van Meter Hall at 8 p.m. Feb. 28 and March 1 and 3 p.m. March 2. Admission is $18 for adults and $15 for students. Buy your tickets online at wku.showare.com or call the box office at 270-745-3121 for advance tickets.

  • Cornerstone celebrates Chinese New Year

    The second-grade class at Cornerstone Christian Academy celebrated the Chinese New Year, complete with a dragon parade.

  • School menus: March 3 through 7

    Monday

    Elementary schools – Breakfast: Dr Suess Day – Pizza Strip (28g), WG Blueberry Muffin (25g); Entrées: Green Scrambled Egg (1g), Sausage (1g) or Ham (1.5g), Cheese Breadsticks (34g); Sides: Biscuit (23g) w/Jelly (9g), Hash Brown Sticks (15.92g), Banana (26g), Baked Apples (26g); Condiments: Ketchup (2g), Promise Margarine (0g)

  • Collins’ FCCLA regional star event

    The Collins High School Chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America competed in the Region 6 Star events competition. Members had to create a project that showcased the chapter and everything that the chapter has completed this year. Both junior and senior groups won first place and will advance to the state competition at the Galt House in Louisville on March 19-21. Receiving honors were (from left) Savannah Stroupe, Noelle Thompson, Kayle Stroupe, Justynne Miller and Billy Gene Tennill.

  • Collins’ FCCLA food drive

    The Collins High School chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America held a food drive during January and raised more than 80 canned goods that will be donated to help support those community members in need this winter. Members are (from left) Billy Gene Tennill, Savanna Stroupe, Justynne Miller, Jasmine Valentine, Allie Stoltz, Noelle Thompson and Kayle Stroupe.

  • Honor rolls: Cornerstone

    First Grade

    Ava Edwards, Matt Hogan, Azana McDuffus

    All A’s:  Anna Riggsby, Edison Hendricks, Savannah Doyle, Aubrey Glass, Lucy Quinn, Christian Ladner, Jaxon Warford, Waylen White, Jacob Wright, Ivy Lentini, Adwin McDuffus, Lyndell Shepherd 

  • Honor rolls: Corpus Christi

    First Honors

    Kierstin Cooley, Bethany Griffin, Samantha Hosein, Rodrigo Rohlin, Kara Waurio, Courtney Zoeller

    Second Honors

  • Honor rolls: WMS

    Sixth grade

  • Teens for Jeans

    The Collins High School chapter of FCCLA participated in Teens for Jeans, a nationwide jeans collection sponsored by Aeropostale. For FCCLA week, the chapter partnered with this organization to help donate jeans to homeless teens all over the United States. The FCCLA along with the faculty, staff and students at CHS raised more than 300 pairs of jeans. Members of the chapter are (from left) Ashley Quinn, Luis Palomeque, Bushy Wells, Jasmine Valentine and Jordan Hurley.